Ogoh-Ogoh parade became an annual tradition for Hindus in Indonesia, not least of Hindus in Mataram, Lombok. As usual, Ogoh-Ogoh parade held in Mataram during the day, ie the day before Nyepi day is March 30, 2014, because this year's Nyepi Day falls on March 31, 2014. Ogoh ogoh parade started 12.00 pm, along Jalan Pejanggik - Mayura, Mataram. But the Ogoh - Ogoh some already gathered at the Start location starting at 10 am. Hindus in Mataram, West Lombok and Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, parading around 120 ogoh-ogoh (giant doll with creepy face) in the parade ahead of Nyepi Day, New Year Saka 1936. The giant puppets and paraded carried tinged with spinning action makes the atmosphere more festive dna lively. Ogoh-ogoh are made with various forms of creepy height of approximately two to three meters to spend around R1 0.5 to 2 million / unit with a production time of approximately two weeks.
Ogoh-ogoh parade became a regular event every day before Nyepi this could be part of your holiday events. Of course, complete with some of the other beautiful locations such as Senggigi beach in Lombok, Kuta Beach, Gili Trawangan, Gili Naggu, Gili Kondo, Belanak Selong Beach, Mawun Beach, Semeti Beach, Tanjung Aan Beach, Pink Beach, Sendang Gile Waterfall, Tiu Kelep Waterfall, Segare Anak Lake, and Sade Village, Sembalun Village
Penulis : Lazwardy Perdana Putra